Have you ever dreamed about becoming an actor or commercial model but did not think you were tall enough, have the perfect body type, live in a small market, have no idea how to get started, afraid of being scammed, don’t know how to find a legitimate agent? Or, you have you been getting some work but feel stuck and want to jump your career to the next level?
Actors and commercial models of all ages and sizes, beautiful and real looking, are cast for magazine, newspaper and billboard ads and in TV commercials, films and TV shows.
From getting discovered to landing your dream audition and role, How to Become a Successful Actor and Model is the ultimate step-by-step, no luck required guide to becoming a successful actor and model.
For over 30 years, Aaron Marcus has worked as a full-time actor and commercial model, booking over 1,200 jobs to date. Some of his more recent bookings include roles on Gotham, House of Cards, Philomena, Halt and Catch Fire, Project Almanac, and Do No Harm. He has taken all of the strategies, techniques, and lessons he has learned over his career and boiled them down into a simple, sensible, engaging, and fun approach to how actors and models can book the job!
This book explains how he did it, and how you can too. Aaron teaches you, in a practical, honest, and economical way, his secrets and strategies for getting started and succeeding no matter where you live. Aaron has written this book to not only help those wanting to break into the industry, but also to help those actors and models who want to take their career to the next level.
The chapters in How to Become a Successful Actor and Model are:
1. What is Commercial Modeling?
2. Preparation for Commercial Modeling
3. Head Shots
5. Composite Sheets
7. Finding a Good Agent
8. How to Get Work
9. How to Work as a Professional Model
11. The Realities of Being a Full-time Actor and Model
12. Now, What Do You Do?